COEUR D`ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Hecla Mining Co. (HL) this week reported a second-quarter loss of $46.5 million.

After reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Coeur d’Alene, Idaho-based company said it had a loss of 10 cents.

Losses, adjusted for asset impairment costs and non-recurring costs, came to 7 cents per share.

The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 4 cents per share.

The precious metals company posted revenue of $134.2 million in the period, which also missed Street forecasts.

Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $154.9 million. The company’s shares closed at $1.99. A year ago, they were trading at $3.01.

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